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Official Statement (“OS”)

The Offering Document used by an Underwriter in a Public Offering.

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Offering Document

The document prepared by, or for, the Issuer and distributed to investors to provide disclosure with respect to one or more issues of bonds. 

Preliminary Official Statement (“POS”)

The type of offering document circulated prior to the determination of the interest rates and certain other terms of the bonds when it is anticipated or known the bonds will be purchased by an underwriter and resold to the public.

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Loan Agreement

In a private placement, the agreement between the issuer and a lender (e.g., a bank) pertaining to the loan of the bond proceeds to the issuer. In conduit financings, the agreement between the borrower  and the issuer pertaining to the loan of the bond proceeds to the borrower.